Nike Basketball Camp Big Spring Junior High School
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Enhance your basketball skills and confidence this summer with Coach Charles Stoker and Coach Joe Bright. Formerly held at Wolf Gymnasium in Colorado City, this camp offers a focused and positive environment to help you train and work on perfecting your shooting technique, footwork, basketball IQ and overall knowledge of the game.
Pro Level Training Nike Basketball Camps' mission is to provide players with the skills and mental approach they need to become a better and more explosive player. The Complete Skills camp places emphasis on fundamentals, footwork, balance, and conditioning. The Shooting Camp emphasizes technique, footwork, shooting drills and post/perimeter shooting.
- In-depth and personal conditioning and footwork analysis
- The teaching of foundational athletic skills and work habits
- Receive a Nike Basketball Camp t-shirt and other prizes!
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Camp Director Charles Stoker
Charles Stoker is a Pro Level Training Camp Director in the Dallas, TX area. As a former three-time state and national champion, Stoke incorporates his experience and winning pedigree into his skills development training to motivate today's athletes. Stoke is not only committed to developing basketball skills, but life skills as well.View Charles Stoker's Bio ⟩
Charles Stoker (Stoke) was born and raised in DeSoto, Tx. A southern suburban city outside of Dallas, where he attended Desoto High School. Charles played for the Texas State Champion Desoto High School squad as a prepster. He left Desoto as the school's leading rebounder as well as being the first player to start on Varsity all four years. He was named to the All State Tournament team as a senior and was a three-time All- District pick and earned Defensive Player of the Year accolades. After graduating from Desoto, Stoke attended Paris Junior College to explore more college opportunities by improving and enhancing his basketball skills. At PJC, he played for the 2004-2005 National Champion Paris Junior College (Texas). He was named Region XIV Co-Defensive Player of the Year two times at Paris. After graduating with his Associate's Degree, Charles attended Central Missouri State (now UCM) where he saw action of play in both his junior and senior year. At CMSU, he played for the 2006-2007 Final Four FInalist Team, Regular Season Champs, Conference Champs, and Regional Champs. Despite battling through injuries, Stoke was a very solid, smart basketball player and was an outstanding offensive rebounder. He was an opportunistic scorer and was looked upon as a leader and "glue guy" on the team. After graduating with honors earning his BA in Business Management, Charles chose Law Enforcement as his professional career path.
Charles is a lead trainer for Full Throttle Basketball and a Deputy Sheriff, where his duties are serving as a Warrant Investigator. He has been on the force for six years. Charles is also very active in his church and loves spending time with family: his son Ashton and wife Lonice Stoker.
Co-Director Joe Bright
Coach Bright is the founder and owner of Joe Bright Basketball Training where he works with kids from all over the area to help improve their basketball skills and knowledge. Joe was born and raised in Chicago, IL and moved to Minneapolis, MN, when he was 8 years old where he began his 20+ year basketball career and fell in love with the game.View Joe's Bio ⟩
Joe Bright is a 2009 graduate of Cooper High school in Robbinsdale, MN. Throughout his high school basketball career Joe was a selected to be a part of the Minnesota All-State and All-Conference team, and was additionally a member of the Minnesota State All-Tournament team. During Joe senior year he led Cooper High School to an impressive 27-2 record, and took Cooper high school to the State Tournament in which the team finished third place. Upon graduation, Joe received a full ride scholarship to Toledo University. Joe would eventually in up signing to Howard Community College in Big Spring, TX to explore more college opportunities by improving and enhancing his basketball skills better.
At Howard Community College Joe was captain for both years and played on the 2009-2010 National Championship team. Joe was name Region 5 Defensive player of the year once and Name to the All- WJCAC Team his sophomore year. After graduating with his Associate's Degree, Joe attended Stephen F. Austin where he was a two-year captain and saw action of play in his junior and his senior year. Joe played on the 2013-2014 Conference regular season champions that went 32-3 and participated in the National Invitation Tournaments (NIT) where the Lumberjacks was defeated in the first round by 1 point against The University of Stanford. Joe was hamper with injuries during his two years at Stephon F. Austin but was a great leader and teammate and did whatever was ask of him as a player and student athlete.
After graduating and earning his BA in kinesiology, Joe chose Education as his professional career path. Joe is currently a resident of Big Spring, TX where he works as a Physical Education teacher at Goliad Elementary School. Joe been teaching for 5 years with 3 years teaching 2nd graders and 2 years teaching physical education. His passion continues to be closely connected to basketball, and is now centered around helping children and youth reach their full potential. Joe is also a motivation speaker where he speaks to different youth groups to inspire them to dream big.
Staff Pro Level Training
Pro Level Training’s concept is very simple: cover all grounds with everyone that we work with. In addition to skills training, we place major emphasis on the strength, conditioning and performance sides of the game.View Pro Level Training's Bio ⟩
The idea of Pro Level Training was conceived from Founder Joel Green’s desire to bring the “Pro” style of training and preparation to youth athletes. He saw that there was a need for athletes to learn how to properly prepare their minds and bodies for the game of basketball.
Our goal is to improve the quality of individual on court performance by providing clients with the physical & mental tools needed to get to the next level of their career. We enjoy both training and educating players to get the most out of each session.
June 17-21, 2019
Check-in: Monday at 8:30am
Closing Ceremony: Friday at 11:30am
Meals: Lunch is not provided. Please bring a packed lunch.
Daily Hours: MON-THURS 9am-3pm FRI 9am-12pm
Upon arrival, all participants are evaluated by the staff so that their own instructional needs can be addressed throughout the week. In addition, campers will be evaluated and then split up into smaller groups according to age and ability. Parents are invited to attend the closing ceremony! Departure immediately following.
Transportation is not provided by the camp to or from any airports. If you are flying to or from camp, we recommend using an airport shuttle service. Please schedule flights as close as you can to the check-in times on the first day and check-out times on the last day.
A detailed camper registration packet containing check in location, health/release forms, emergency contact numbers, and a checklist of things to bring will be emailed to all registered campers in the Spring. The US Sports Camps health and release forms do not require a doctor's signature and they will be collected on the first day of camp.
We cannot offer scholarships due to NCAA regulations. Our affiliation with NCAA coaches and schools puts us in a position where any scholarship money can be seen as an inducement to a future collegiate athlete. This puts our coaches and our host universities in jeopardy of damaging their status with the NCAA and incurring penalties at the hands of their organizing body.
Please note, this information is subject to change.
Sample Daily Schedule
- 9:00 AM Campers Arrive/Free Shoot
- 9:10 AM Stretch/warm-up
- 9:20 AM Offensive/Defensive skill stations
- 11:30 AM Agility Drills
- 12:00 PM Lunch
- 12:45 PM Lecture
- 1:25 PM Offensive/Defensive skill stations
- 1:30 PM Individual skill competitions
- 2:35 PM Competitive team games (3x3, 4x4, 5x5)
- 3:00 PM Campers Depart
Big Spring Junior High School is located in Big Spring, TX, in Howard county. Campers will train in the gymnasium on campus, home to the boys and girls basketball programs. The court has 6 baskets and can be converted into 2 courts.